Alexander Quarshie, M.D., M.S. 

Associate Professor

Community Health & Preventive Medicine

Director of Biomedical Informatics and Co-Director of Master of Science

R-Center and Clinical Research
Location: Multidisciplinary Research Center, Room S-06
Phone: 404-752-8681
E-mail: aquarshie@msm.edu

Education

GRADUATE:
University of London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Degree: Master of Science


UNDERGRADUATE:
University of Ghana Medical School
Degree: Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery

Research Interests

Clinical and Translational Research

Medical Informatics

Health disparities

Epidemiology

Global Health 

Medical Statistics

Board Certification

Medicine

Medical Statistics

Public Health

Medical Informatics

Publications

David R. Archer, Jonathan K. Stiles, Gale W. Newman, Alexander Quarshie, Lewis L. Hsu, Phouyong Sayavongsa, Jennifer Perry, Elizabeth M. Jackson, Jacqueline M. Hibbert. :  C-Reactive Protein and Interleukin-6 Are Decreased in Transgenic Sickle Cell Mice Fed a High Protein Diet. J Nutr. Author manuscript; available in PMC 2013 August 28.Published in final edited form as: J Nutr. 2008 June; 138(6): 1148–1152. PMCID: PMC3755955

Kwaku Asare, Beatrice E. Gee, Jonathan K. Stiles, Nana O. Wilson, Adel Driss, Alexander Quarshie, Robert J. Adams, Abdullah Kutlar, Jacqueline M. Hibbert. Plasma interleukin-1β(beta) concentration is associated with stroke in sickle cell disease. Cytokine. Author manuscript; available in PMC 2011 January 1.Published in final edited form as: Cytokine. 2010 January; 49(1): 39–44. Published online 2009 November 8.  doi: 10.1016/j.cyto.2009.10.002PMCID: PMC2808442

Solomon F. Ofori-Acquah, Iris D. Buchanan, Ifeyinwa Osunkwo, Jerry Manlove-Simmons, Feyisayo Lawal, Alexander Quarshie, Arshed A. Quyyumi, Gary H. Gibbons, Beatrice E. Gee. Elevated Circulating Angiogenic Progenitors and White Blood Cells Are Associated with Hypoxia-Inducible Angiogenic Growth Factors in Children with Sickle Cell Disease. Anemia. 2012; 2012: 156598.  Published online 2012 May 23. doi: 10.1155/2012/156598 PMCID: PMC3366209

Priscilla E. Pemu, Alexander Q. Quarshie, R. Josiah-Willock, Folake O. Ojutalayo, Ernest Alema-Mensah, Elizabeth O. Ofili. Socio-demographic Psychosocial and Clinical Characteristics of Participants in e-HealthyStrides©: An Interactive ehealth Program to Improve Diabetes Self-Management Skills. J Health Care Poor Underserved. Author manuscript; available in PMC 2013 February 13.Published in final edited form as: J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2011; 22(4 Suppl): 146–164.  doi: 10.1353/hpu.2011.0162 PMCID: PMC3571092

Dr. Alexander Quarshie, Dr. Adam Davis, Dr. Gregory Strayhorn, Ms. Carolyn Weaver, Ms. Cigdem Delano, Ms. Kirby Winters, Dr. Robert Rice, Dr. Elizabeth Ofili. Establishing the Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM) R-CENTER Clinical and Translational Research Web-Portal: The Role of Focus Groups. J Health Care Poor Underserved. Author manuscript; available in PMC 2012 May 1.Published in final edited form as: J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2011; 22(4 Suppl): 165–173.  doi: 10.1353/hpu.2011.0165 PMCID: PMC3340901

Nkechi Mbaezue, Robert Mayberry, Julie Gazmararian, Alexander Quarshie, Chinedu Ivonye, Michael Heisler. The Impact of Health Literacy on Self-Monitoring of Blood Glucose in Patients With Diabetes Receiving Care in an Inner-City Hospital. J Natl Med Assoc. Author manuscript; available in PMC 2010 September 14.Published in final edited form as: J Natl Med Assoc. 2010 January; 102(1): 5–9. PMCID: PMC2938786


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Honors and Awards

Fellow of the Ghana College of Surgeons and Physicians

CDC-AMIA Public Health Informatics Award

Faculty Teaching Award, MSCR Program, Morehouse School of Medicine

Outstanding Mentor Award, MSCR Program, Morehouse School of Medicine

World Health Organization Fellowship